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Lynda Gibson PhD

Lynda Gibson
  • Clinical Research Coordinator, Intervention Study
  • Urban Youth Trauma Center
Contact Information
  • lgibson1 [at]
  • (312) 355-1293
  • Institute for Juvenile Research (IJR)
    1747 W. Roosevelt Rd.
    Chicago IL 60612
  • Room #:236

Lynda Gibson, PhD is a senior research associate at the Urban Youth Trauma Center. Dr. Gibson earned her Bachelor’s degree in Psychology from Northeastern Illinois University and Master’s and Doctoral degrees in Clinical Child Psychology from Illinois Institute of Technology. Her research and clinical work focuses on risk and resiliency factors in African-American communities, barriers to treatment for minority families, early exposure to trauma and community violence, and use of family-based interventions. In addition to her work at UYTC, Dr. Gibson is a clinical trauma postdoctoral fellow in the University of Chicago Medicine’s Department of Pediatrics and Psychiatry